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Tuesday, December 20, 2022
New Illinois Laws to Know For 2023

On January 1, 2023, more than 180 new state laws will go into effect. These laws will affect healthcare, children in state care, reduced fees for seniors and more. Some…


Monday, December 19, 2022
REAL ID Deadline Extended Again

In the future, everyone who wants to enter a federal secured space – including the departure gates of commercial U.S. airports – will be required to have a state identification…


Monday, December 12, 2022
Rep. Butler Bids Farewell to Illinois House of Representatives

Friday, December 2, 2022
Veto Session Concludes

The Illinois House and Senate convened this week for the second week of Veto Session. The session dealt with major issues of State policy on which action was required prior to…


Friday, June 17, 2022
Rep. Butler Calls for Hearings into Billions Lost to Fraud at IDES

State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) is calling for immediate hearings into the revelations from a recent audit of the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES). The audit revealed IDES lost…


Wednesday, June 8, 2022
Rep. Butler Renews Call for Legislation Allowing Cook County State’s Attorney Recall

On the heels of San Francisco voters’ resounding move to reject their progressive District Attorney, State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) is renewing his call for the Illinois House to take…


Tuesday, April 19, 2022
Rep. Butler Responds to Pritzker Signing Budget with Record High Spending

State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) issued the following statement in response to Governor Pritzker signing Illinois Democrats’ record high spending budget that was jammed through the General Assembly: “The Governor…


Wednesday, April 13, 2022
Butler’s Bulletin: End of Session Review, Events & More

While I would like to report that this year we saw the promised “new day” and a bipartisan budget agreement that addresses our long-term structural problems with the state’s finances,…


Wednesday, April 13, 2022
Rep. Butler Measure to Create Jobs & Promote Microchip Production Heads to Governor

As part of a tax relief package advanced through the General Assembly last week, language from legislation that was filed by State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) to create the Manufacturing…


Friday, April 8, 2022
Butler Passes Legislation to Assist Lincoln College Students

Speaking on the House floor, Rep. Tim Butler advances bipartisan legislation, HJR 92, to help the students of Lincoln College continue their studies at other universities and community colleges as…